Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 24 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 +36 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 874 818 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.98% 8.13% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.46% 13.68% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 749 577 453
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +1.16%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,653 5,978 6,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.09% 59.42% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,561 4,970 5,246
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +1 455 £50,000 +2.04% 54
Bristol +7 220 £50,000 +5.26% 34
Wiltshire +15 107 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Devon -17 30 £40,500 +15.71% 7
Dorset -50 25 £40,000 -20.00% 20
Somerset 0 24 £41,250 -1.79% 15
Cornwall -1 8 £37,500 +19.05% 7
C
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 348 (39.82%) Software Engineering
2 317 (36.27%) C++
3 274 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (28.03%) Linux
5 238 (27.23%) Degree
6 236 (27.00%) Python
7 228 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 189 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
9 145 (16.59%) DV Cleared
10 140 (16.02%) Scrum
11 138 (15.79%) SC Cleared
12 134 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
13 133 (15.22%) Java
14 124 (14.19%) JIRA
15 123 (14.07%) Project Management
16 114 (13.04%) Git (software)
17 99 (11.33%) Finance
18 98 (11.21%) Big Data
19 96 (10.98%) Windows
20 92 (10.53%) Electronics
21 89 (10.18%) DevOps
22 88 (10.07%) UML
23 87 (9.95%) OO
23 87 (9.95%) Systems Engineering
24 85 (9.73%) Embedded C
25 76 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
26 74 (8.47%) SDLC
27 71 (8.12%) Mentoring
27 71 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
27 71 (8.12%) Test Automation

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (5.72%) Apache Spark
2 32 (3.66%) Confluence
3 29 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (3.20%) JBoss
5 24 (2.75%) Apache
5 24 (2.75%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.03%) Jetty
6 9 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.92%) IIS
7 8 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.69%) Apache Pig
8 6 (0.69%) Kinematics
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.34%) WordPress
11 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.23%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.92%) Sketch
6 7 (0.80%) Simulink
7 5 (0.57%) InDesign
8 4 (0.46%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.23%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 14 (1.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (0.69%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.23%) Primavera
3 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.84%) Azure
2 50 (5.72%) AWS
3 34 (3.89%) GCP
4 28 (3.20%) OpenShift
5 12 (1.37%) Office 365
5 12 (1.37%) SaaS
6 8 (0.92%) PaaS
7 7 (0.80%) Power Platform
8 6 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (0.46%) AWS Fargate
10 4 (0.46%) Force.com
10 4 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.46%) Slack
10 4 (0.46%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.86%) Internet
2 58 (6.64%) Firewall
3 47 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.86%) Software-Defined Radio
5 24 (2.75%) HTTPS
6 18 (2.06%) Ethernet
6 18 (2.06%) Network Security
7 15 (1.72%) DNS
7 15 (1.72%) Wireless
8 13 (1.49%) VPN
9 12 (1.37%) DHCP
10 11 (1.26%) RS-232
11 10 (1.14%) IPsec
11 10 (1.14%) RS-485
12 9 (1.03%) Bluetooth
12 9 (1.03%) LAN
13 8 (0.92%) 3G
13 8 (0.92%) 4G
13 8 (0.92%) SNMP
13 8 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.21%) Big Data
2 27 (3.09%) Hadoop
3 25 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 25 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.17%) Impala
7 15 (1.72%) SQL Server
8 11 (1.26%) GIS
8 11 (1.26%) MySQL
9 10 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.03%) Geospatial Data
10 9 (1.03%) JasperReports
11 8 (0.92%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.80%) Power BI
13 6 (0.69%) Text Mining
14 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 124 (14.19%) JIRA
2 114 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 64 (7.32%) Bitbucket
4 57 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 49 (5.61%) git-flow
6 40 (4.58%) Bitbucket Server
7 25 (2.86%) JUnit
8 24 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
10 19 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 18 (2.06%) Maven
12 15 (1.72%) EasyMock
13 11 (1.26%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.03%) Ant
15 9 (1.03%) CruiseControl
15 9 (1.03%) FishEye
15 9 (1.03%) Hudson
15 9 (1.03%) Subversion
15 9 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (11.33%) Finance
2 92 (10.53%) Electronics
3 54 (6.18%) Public Sector
4 41 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.00%) Games
6 33 (3.78%) Aerospace
7 26 (2.97%) Military
8 19 (2.17%) Marketing
9 18 (2.06%) Banking
9 18 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.95%) Legal
11 14 (1.60%) Automotive
12 13 (1.49%) Advertising
13 11 (1.26%) Local Government
14 10 (1.14%) Retail
15 3 (0.34%) Avionics
15 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.34%) Law
16 2 (0.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 238 (27.23%) Software Engineer
2 158 (18.08%) Consultant
3 115 (13.16%) Embedded Engineer
4 110 (12.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 86 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
6 62 (7.09%) Developer
7 59 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
8 58 (6.64%) Architect
9 54 (6.18%) Analyst
10 38 (4.35%) Test Engineer
11 37 (4.23%) C Software Engineer
12 36 (4.12%) Software Developer
13 32 (3.66%) Embedded C Engineer
13 32 (3.66%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 29 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
16 27 (3.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 27 (3.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 27 (3.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 25 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (7.09%) Spring
2 57 (6.52%) .NET
3 53 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 48 (5.49%) Node.js
5 45 (5.15%) React
6 43 (4.92%) Kafka
7 36 (4.12%) REST
8 32 (3.66%) ASP.NET
9 31 (3.55%) Java EE
9 31 (3.55%) XML
10 30 (3.43%) Web Services
11 29 (3.32%) Vue.js
12 25 (2.86%) EJB
12 25 (2.86%) JSON
12 25 (2.86%) Spring MVC
13 24 (2.75%) GraphQL
14 22 (2.52%) Hibernate
15 20 (2.29%) CSS
16 19 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
17 17 (1.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (7.44%) Algorithms
2 65 (7.44%) Embedded Systems
3 59 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 49 (5.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 36 (4.12%) Robotics
6 33 (3.78%) User Experience
7 31 (3.55%) VHDL
8 30 (3.43%) Verilog
9 21 (2.40%) Internet of Things
10 20 (2.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 19 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
12 17 (1.95%) Wiki
13 16 (1.83%) Cyberattack
14 14 (1.60%) Cybercrime
14 14 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
15 12 (1.37%) Device Driver
15 12 (1.37%) Public Cloud
16 10 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 245 (28.03%) Linux
2 96 (10.98%) Windows
3 49 (5.61%) Unix
4 36 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 35 (4.00%) Android
6 28 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (2.97%) CentOS
8 19 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 18 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
10 17 (1.95%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.60%) Windows Server
12 13 (1.49%) FreeRTOS
13 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.57%) Fedora
16 5 (0.57%) ThreadX
17 4 (0.46%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.34%) SafeRTOS
19 2 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (39.82%) Software Engineering
2 274 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
4 140 (16.02%) Scrum
5 134 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
6 123 (14.07%) Project Management
7 89 (10.18%) DevOps
8 88 (10.07%) UML
9 87 (9.95%) OO
9 87 (9.95%) Systems Engineering
10 74 (8.47%) SDLC
11 71 (8.12%) Computer Science
11 71 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 71 (8.12%) Mentoring
11 71 (8.12%) Test Automation
12 69 (7.89%) Kanban
13 61 (6.98%) TOGAF
14 58 (6.64%) ITIL
14 58 (6.64%) Mathematics
14 58 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 317 (36.27%) C++
2 236 (27.00%) Python
3 133 (15.22%) Java
4 85 (9.73%) Embedded C
5 62 (7.09%) JavaScript
6 60 (6.86%) C#
7 57 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 54 (6.18%) Bash Shell
9 46 (5.26%) SQL
10 44 (5.03%) Perl
11 26 (2.97%) R
12 21 (2.40%) MATLAB
13 20 (2.29%) Embedded C++
13 20 (2.29%) Java 8
13 20 (2.29%) PHP
14 18 (2.06%) Go
15 15 (1.72%) VB
16 12 (1.37%) Ruby
17 10 (1.14%) Assembly Language
18 9 (1.03%) Ada
Qualifications
1 238 (27.23%) Degree
2 228 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 145 (16.59%) DV Cleared
4 138 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 36 (4.12%) CCNA
5 36 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (3.20%) CISSP
8 25 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
8 25 (2.86%) GIAC
8 25 (2.86%) Linux+ Certification
8 25 (2.86%) MCSE
8 25 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
8 25 (2.86%) SANS
8 25 (2.86%) SSCP
9 19 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (2.06%) HND
11 17 (1.95%) APMP
12 14 (1.60%) HNC
13 13 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.29%) JSP 440
2 19 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 15 (1.72%) HMG Infosec
3 15 (1.72%) IEC 61131
3 15 (1.72%) QA
4 10 (1.14%) HAZOP
5 9 (1.03%) IEC 61508
5 9 (1.03%) MISRA
5 9 (1.03%) MISRA C
6 6 (0.69%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.69%) NIST
7 5 (0.57%) Def Stans
7 5 (0.57%) ECSS
7 5 (0.57%) PMO
8 3 (0.34%) GDPR
8 3 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.23%) JTAG
10 1 (0.11%) ARP4754
10 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (7.09%) Docker
2 51 (5.84%) Firmware
3 30 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.17%) Apache Flume
4 19 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.14%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.57%) NFS
7 5 (0.57%) Samba
7 5 (0.57%) Xen
8 4 (0.46%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.46%) vSphere
9 3 (0.34%) iptables
10 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.89%) Ansible
3 19 (2.17%) Oozie
4 9 (1.03%) HP ALM
4 9 (1.03%) vCenter Server
5 8 (0.92%) Puppet
6 6 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.57%) Nagios
7 5 (0.57%) OpenNMS
7 5 (0.57%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.34%) Terraform
9 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.23%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.18%) Atlassian
3 52 (5.95%) Google
4 33 (3.78%) Apple
4 33 (3.78%) VMware
5 32 (3.66%) Oracle
6 27 (3.09%) Cisco
6 27 (3.09%) SAP
7 26 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 22 (2.52%) Splunk
9 18 (2.06%) Adobe
10 15 (1.72%) Juniper
11 14 (1.60%) BiZZdesign
11 14 (1.60%) Sparx
12 13 (1.49%) Dell
12 13 (1.49%) EMC
13 9 (1.03%) HP
14 7 (0.80%) Intel
14 7 (0.80%) NetApp
15 6 (0.69%) Xilinx